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Railways to spend Rs.300 bn on infrastructure upgrade
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian Railways Saturday announced it will invest around Rs.300 billion (Rs.30,000 crore/$6.6 billion) to upgrade its infrastructure as well as boost the economy.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 9:28:28 PM

Terror being used as garb to displace us: Goa fishermen
Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) A section of Goa's fishermen are upset over moves by the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) to oust them from their ancestral Khariwada fishing jetty under the 'cover of terror', a state minister said Saturday.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 9:22:25 PM

Bangalore declared as 'nano city' of India
Bangalore, Dec 13 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday declared Bangalore the 'nano city of India' after the Karnataka government announced it would take measures to encourage research and development in nanoscience and facilitate development of the nanotechnology industry in the state.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 8:21:02 PM

PM worried over talented youth ignoring science
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday expressed concern over talented youngsters giving less priority to science and 'gravitating to other disciplines', affecting India's competitive edge in the long run.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 7:45:38 PM

Metro Cash and Carry to open retail units in Punjab
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) German retail giant Metro Cash and Carry will open its first retail centre in Punjab at Zirakpur town Jan 15.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 6:42:10 PM

PM calls for private investment in science research
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Stressing that only 112 out of every million Indians are involved in scientific research, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked the private sector to spend more on research and development (R&D).

Saturday, December 13, 2008 6:37:33 PM

Kerala group to campaign against multinational food companies
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13 (IANS) The organisers of a five-day food and agro biodiversity event, to be held here Dec 27-31, Saturday said they would start a campaign against multinational food companies once the event is over.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 6:02:11 PM

Photographs take centrestage at Saffronart winter online auction
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Modern art made a comeback and photographs took centrestage at Saffronart's Winter Online Auction of modern and contemporary art that grossed total sales of Rs.140 million (US$ 2.9 million).

Saturday, December 13, 2008 5:55:54 PM

JSW Steel gets coal reserves for West Bengal project
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Steel manufacturer JSW Bengal Steel has been allotted three reserves in West Bengal to source coal for its 10-million-tonne steel plant project at Salboni in the state, a top official said here Saturday.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 4:02:58 PM

Taj hotel to reopen Dec 21
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel announced Saturday that it will reopen Dec 21, exactly 25 days after it was targeted by terrorists who India says came from Pakistan.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 3:51:42 PM

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